Neil Tappin

Neil Tappin

Neil has been at Golf Monthly for over a decade originally as Staff Writer and onto Deputy Editor. He is currently the Digital Editor and is responsible for producing much of the brand’s Tour-player content. His claim to fame is a round of golf at Augusta National – although he only played 16 holes… Long story!

Inside the TaylorMade Tour Truck

The TaylorMade tour truck is a regular fixture at European Tour events. It travels all over the UK and mainland Europe providing the gear support required by many of the…

How to play the 18th at Wentworth

In this exclusive video Neil Tappin joins Tour-player Jamie Elson to play the 18th on the west Course at Wentworth to see the challenge that lies ahead

Step drill for extra power

Power and accuracy in the golf swing often go hand-in-hand. If you can find the right sequence of moves through the downswing including correctly shifting your weight, you’ll add clubhead…

How Tiger's swing has changed

In this special instruction feature, we recruited the help of Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach Dougie Bell to look at how Tiger’s swing has changed over the years. By taking…

GolfBuddy WTX Watch

The GolfBuddy WTX Watch is the latest GPS creation from a brand famed for the accuracy of its’ distance measuring devices. The watch comes with access to 38,000 courses worldwide.…

inside takeaway golf fix

The takeaway is a crucial part of the technique but many players ignore it in favour of thinking about other areas of the golf swing. However, if the club starts…

How Jordan Spieth’s Augusta demons reappeared

There are two reasons sport’s fans all over the world bookmark US Masters week as a must watch tournament. That is, the perfect blend of beauty and cruelty. At Augusta…

BBC or Sky: Who covered the US Masters better?

The 2017 US Masters will be long remembered for an incredible duel between two of the modern game’s great ball-strikers. However, this was not the only head-to-head battle of the…

US Masters Leaderboard 2017

US Masters Leaderboard 2017 Final leaderboard (bold signifies Titleist golf ball usage) 1) Sergio Garcia (ESP) – 71, 69, 70, 69 – 279 (-9) 2) Justin Rose (Eng) – 71,…

Big Max Bags Review 2017

Big Max is an Austrian brand famed for the innovative fold-flat push trolleys. They also have an impressive range of bags. Here’s our Big Max Bag Review 2017… We are…

How to bet on golf

Betting on golf can reap rich rewards. With a field of over 100 players, the majority of whom have a realistic chance of winning, when it comes to how to…

Cubik Eyewear Wrap Around Prescription Sunglasses Review

Cubik Eyewear Wrap Around Prescription Sunglasses Review A brand new British-based company, called Cubik Eyewear, is promising to offer wrap-around prescription sunglasses at an affordable price. Designed specifically for sport,…

What now for lexi thompson?

What now for Lexi Thompson? Was it intentional? This is the question at the heart of the Lexi Thompson rules incident. The answer determines whether you think she was treated…

Why is the 12th at Augusta so hard?

The 12th at Augusta is one most infamous holes in world golf. Playing just 155 yards in a quiet corner of this picture-perfect property, on paper it should be one…